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The Final Battle In The U.S.-Russia Relationship Is In Space

Senator Richard Shelby totally pwned Senator John McCain in a fight over the Pentagon buying Russian rocket engines to spy on Russia, among other things.<p>As a <i>Star Wars</i> sequel opens on movie screens, a final space battle over Russian space rockets plays out in the U.S. Senate, pitting maverick …

Oklahoma Now Has More Earthquake Activity Than California, Thanks To Oil And Gas Drilling

Before 2008, Oklahoma had barely any serious seismic activity. The state averaged one to two earthquakes of 3.0 or greater on the Richter Scale each year. This year, it’s seen 850 earthquakes of 3.0 or more, according to recent information released by the Oklahoma Geological Survey.<p>In seven years, …

Genius or Stupid

People going scorched Earth on Facebook (25 Photos)<p>By: Dustin<p>1 Liked! 0 Disliked 0<p>humor<p>New Captain America meme is taking over the universe (26 …

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People going scorched Earth on Facebook (25 Photos)<p>By: Dustin<p>293 Liked! 54 Disliked 0<p>humor<p>Girls discuss their worst first dates with guys who, …

Children with ADHD 'should be allowed to fidget'

Riding an exercise bike while doing schoolwork and tests could help children with ADHD perform better - according to scientists<p>Jittery and jumpy children with ADHD have for years been scolded in the classroom for failing to sit still and concentrate.<p>But up to 5 per cent of British youngsters who …

KPLC 7 NewsNow

Download the power of the KPLC 7 News Now application right to your Android!<p>7 News delivers local news coverage of Lake Charles and the rest of …

NASA probe to arrive at Pluto carrying ashes of Clyde Tombaugh

NASA’s New Horizons probe will arrive at the dwarf-planet carrying the astrophysicist’s ashes<p>When Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto in 1930 he could never have imagined that the icy world would one day be his final resting place.<p>But this week NASA’s New Horizons probe will arrive at the dwarf-planet …

Eight Exoplanets That Could Support Life Discovered

Eight planets have been found existing in the “Goldilocks” zone around their stars, which is neither too hot nor too cold for liquid water. Two of …

The 12 most important moments in science in 2014

Photograph: Keith Vanderlinde<p>Auroras over the 10-metre telescope and Bicep (background imaging of cosmic extragalactic polarisation) at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. The 10-metre South Pole Telescope and Bicep both collect data on cosmic microwave background radiation and black …

Nasa reveal new planet-searching satellite Tess to help in hunt for alien life

The satellite is scheduled to be launched in August 2017<p>Nasas has unveiled their latest piece of space exploration equipment, designed to discover …

iPhone, iPad & Android

History App on iPhone, iPad & Android<p>Download the HISTORY App for your iOS or Android device:<p>Watch your favorite HISTORY shows and content on your …

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Astronomers Attempt ‘Image of the Century’

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Chewbacca was casually sitting courtside at the Cavs vs Celtics game<p>By: Elizabeth<p>72 Liked! 32 Disliked 0<p>humor<p>‘Zombieland 2’ is finally happening and …

Science facts that will blow your mind

Follow @facts_and_science for more #facts #science<p>A post shared by Facts And Science (@facts_and_science) on Mar 29, 2018 at 10:40am PDT<p>Follow …

'Wanderers' Is A Fantastic Vision Of Humanity's Interplanetary Future

This short sci-fi film, narrated by Carl Sagan, inspires us to explore the solar system<p>Having a hard time getting motivated after a lazy, turkey-filled Thanksgiving break? We’ve got the perfect remedy for you. Take just five minutes from your workday to watch <i>Wanderers</i>, a short science-fiction film …

Nasa's Orion spacecraft prepares for launch in first step towards manned Mars mission

Nasa’s quest to send astronauts out into the solar system will begin this week with a two-laps-around-Earth test flight.<p>The new Orion spacecraft is not going to Mars just yet; Thursday’s debut will be unmanned and last just four and a half hours. But it will be the farthest a built-for-humans …

Star formation theories challenged by new telescope discovery

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Theories about how massive stars are born could be revised after astronomers in Chile found evidence that the dust and gas surrounding a young star could survive bombardment by the star’s own radiation.<p>The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array, or ALMA, observed a young …

Touchdown! Hear the sound Philae made as it landed on a comet

Listen to this! When the Rosetta spacecraft's Philae lander landed on the surface of a comet last week, it actually recorded the sound of its feet meeting the comet for the first time – and now you can hear it too.<p>The two-second impact recording may sound like a mere moment in the long drama of the …

FDA approves new opioid painkiller said to last 24 hours

Federal regulators gave the green light to a once-a-day opioid pain-relief pill that is up to 24 times more powerful than a single Vicodin but is designed to thwart the immediate release of its full — and potentially lethal — payload.<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval of Hysingla ER, …

Philae Discovers Organic Molecules On A Comet

What it might mean for finding life beyond Earth<p>After 10 years of chasing down Comet 67P—and then landing on it—a robotic space mission has returned a tantalizing discovery: the rubber ducky-shaped rock is home to organic molecules of mysterious composition.<p>Last week, Europe's Rosetta mission …

Spooky Discovery About the Largest Structure in the Universe (Today's Most Viewed)

Quasars are the nuclei of galaxies from the early days of the universe that undergo brief periods of extremely high brightness that make them visible …

Kickstarter is going to the Moon in a new crowdfunded space mission

There's a new mission to the moon that's just getting off the ground in Britain, but it has a twist: You pay for it.<p>The British scientists behind the venture, called Lunar Mission One, want to raise a million dollars to send a robotic probe to the lunar South Pole, and they're relying on …

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40 things you never knew about Leonardo DiCaprio

1) Leonardo DiCaprio’s first film role was in Critters 3, and not as Toby Wolf in This Boy’s Life.<p>2) Robert De Niro allegedly hand-picked DiCaprio from hundreds of boys for the part in This Boy’s Life.<p>3) DiCaprio’s exquisite man bun made an appearance at the United Nations climate change summit in …

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Complex organic molecule found in interstellar space

<b>Scientists have found the beginnings of life-bearing chemistry at the centre of the galaxy.</b><p>Iso-propyl cyanide has been detected in a star-forming cloud 27,000 light-years from Earth.<p>Its branched carbon structure is closer to the complex organic molecules of life than any previous finding from …

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How to train tomatoes

Our 90-second gardener Sarah Raven shows you how to tie your tomato plants to canes<p>1. Once your tomato plants have grown to about a foot in height, you want to support them with a cane at their side which you can tie them into on a regular basis.<p>2. Make sure that you pinch out all side shoots of …

Om/One: The Death Star of Bluetooth speakers

In a market as saturated as the Bluetooth speaker one, any point of difference can make a ... well, a difference. The Om/One is a Bluetooth speaker …

Rosetta: Pic of comet from 1,000 km.

Getting closer ...<p>Phil Plait writes <b>Slate</b>’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of <i>Death From the</i> …